Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action Friday, June 29, 2012 Print
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Written by Leslie Wertheimer   
Monday, 02 July 2012 12:26

CHICAGO – June 29, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today acted on the following bills.

 

Bill No.: HB 1084

An Act Concerning: State government

Changes the Ethics Act in regards to appointees with expired terms, and requires that all Workers’ Compensation arbitrators be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 1390

An Act Concerning: Local government

Prohibits the adoption of municipal ordinances or resolutions restricting the placement, screening or height of antennas or antenna support structures used for amateur radio communications unless specific conditions are met.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 1882

An Act Concerning: State government

Creates the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to require the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to conduct surveys of businesses, and to develop a program between private businesses and universities to develop the skills of engineering students; also requires DCEO to post information on its website regarding the recapture of funds from recipients; and amends the Energy Assistance Act to revise eligibility guidelines.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4139

An Act Concerning: Finance

Allows for the State Surplus Property Revolving Fund to retain $1 million instead of $500,000.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2494

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Provides that the Secretary of State shall issue Gold Star license plates to all siblings of a person who has lost his or her life while serving in the Armed Forces (instead of to only one surviving sibling in the absence of a surviving parent).

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Jan. 1

 

Bill No.: SB 3385

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Allows additional time to submit applications to the Department of Professional Regulation, under a grandfather provision for licensure under the Electrologist Licensing Act (Act).

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

 

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